Lotte Hotel Jeju is a luxury hotel of Lotte Hotels & Resorts, opened in 2000 in the heart of Jungmun Resort. The hotel features a total of 500 guest rooms, 9 restaurants, 6 banquet halls, gym, foreigner-exclusive casino, duty-free shop, and diverse conveniences. Hotel buildings are spread across mostly on a slope of land, granting a majority of the rooms a spectacular view of the charming gardens and the open sea. The world-renowned resort hotel The Palace of the Lost City in South Africa is the model of Lotte Hotel Jeju. The hotel design firm WATG was in charge of the exterior and Wilson & Associates the interior. Their collaboration resulted in an elegant and luxurious hotel emanating Korean hospitality. The magnificence of Lotte Hotel Jeju, a reminiscence of old European castles, can be felt from the façade and has drawn many tourists.